In November 2011, more than one thousand works of art from the preeminent collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Department of Islamic Art returned to view in a completely renovated and expanded suite of 15 galleries. The galleries demonstrate the rich diversity of the Islamic world and cover a span of thirteen hundred years.
Join a live webchat on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 11:30 EDT, with Navina Najat Haidar, Curator in the Metropolitan Museum’s Department of Islamic Art, as she provides a virtual tour of the galleries, discusses the contributions of Muslim artists and craftsmen, and answers your questions about this impressive collection of art from the Islamic world. The program will be hosted for live audiences in the United Arab Emirates and simultaneously webcast for our worldwide online audience.
This will be a video webchat in English. Please click on the following URL to participate http://conx.state.gov/digital-diplomacy/.